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Monday, January, 28 2019    

Monday, January 28 Catholic College of MandevilleBegins 4-week Level 2 CertificationICT Technical Support Programmefor Business Process Outsourcing sector Read More

'Tek it off yuh mind'

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, January, 14 2019    

ACCOMPONG TOWN, St Elizabeth — Now 86 years old, long-standing deputy colonel of the Accompong Maroons, Melville Currie told the gathering at the annual January 6 celebration in the community to mark the signing of the peace treaty between Maroons and the British, that he was... Read More

Gardens for Peace and Maths at Toll Gate Primary

Monday, January, 14 2019    

May Pen , Clarendon — For a first time visitor to Toll Gate Primary and Infant School, among the earliest impressions is trees. In a relatively confined space, trees are everywhere and some have been around for a very long time. Read More

Precious water project for south Manchester schools

Monday, January, 14 2019    

Mandeville, Manchester – For the people of southern Manchester, long droughts and water shortages come with the territory. Read More

High Mountain Coffee Road Race back with a twist

By Alicia Sutherland Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, January, 14 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — After more than three decades as a staple on the calendar of Manchester to foster camaraderie, the annual High Mountain Coffee Road Race was noticeably missing last year. Read More

HEALTH MINISTRY AGAINST THE AEDES AEGYPTI

Monday, January, 14 2019    

Minister of Health Dr Christopher Tufton (left) and vector control coordinator at the St Elizabeth Health Department, Michael Myles (right) along with team members from the St Elizabeth Health Department inspect a drum of water at a property in St Elizabeth on Friday, January 11. The minister... Read More

Maroon Christmas - PM commits to improving road to Accompong

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, January, 14 2019    

ACCOMPONG TOWN, St Elizabeth — Curious and fascinated by Maroon culture, many first-time and returned local and international visitors make the trip here to be a part of the annual January 6 celebration. Read More

HERE'S TO 2019

Monday, January, 14 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester – BAJA Gold Incorporated was among organisers of events in Manchester to ring in the New Year.Here are photo highlights from the company's New Year's Eve Ball at the Manchester Golf Club on Brumalia Road in Mandeville. Read More

PHOTO: High Mountain is back

Monday, January, 14 2019    

Briane Feerst of the USA breaks the tape to win the women's section of the High Mountain 10K Road race in Manchester in 2017. After a break last year, the High Mountain Road Race returns on January 27. Read More

Hoolebury Primary gets much-needed facelift

Monday, January, 7 2019    

HOOLEBURY Primary School in Scarlett Hall, St Ann, recently received a much-needed facelift through the Bahia Principe Jamaica Resort Corporate Social Responsibility programme. Read More

Fighting farm theft

Monday, December, 31 2018    

Malvern, St Elizabeth – Back in August 2015, wind energy provider BMR Jamaica donated a $5-million Toyota Hilux pick-up four-door vehicle to the St Elizabeth police to support their fight against praedial larceny (farm theft). Read More

Food for the Poor project boosts agricultural

Monday, December, 31 2018    

May Pen, Clarendon — Students at Claude McKay High School in northern Clarendon are reaping the benefits of a new greenhouse and additional agricultural resources thanks to a project funded by Food for the Poor Jamaica and its donors. Read More

Barbers a hit at Manchester children's treat

Monday, December, 31 2018    

HATFIELD, Manchester — The growing queues of young boys at a children's treat here on Saturday, December 15, was an indication that the four barbers on hand had a long day ahead. Read More

Central Jamaica Christmas Eve

Monday, December, 31 2018    

Mandeville , Manchester — Like everywhere else in the country, south-central Jamaican towns were clogged with shoppers, vendors and those seeking entertainment on Christmas Eve. Read More

Christmas Fun time!

Monday, December, 31 2018    

Mandeville, Manchester — Young Women/Men of Purpose, Optimist Club of Mandeville, and BMR Jamaica, were among the many organisations making an effort to make the Christmas season a happy one for children and others. Read More



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